Dowgird studied in Jesuit and Piarist schools, then joined the Piarist Order and took holy orders. Subsequently, he taught at Piarist schools and for a time was a professor of logic and ethics at Wilno University.
Dowgird derived his views from John Locke's empiricism, the Scottish School of Common Sense, and Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. But, unlike Kant, he ascribed to time and space a real existence independent of man.
- O logice, metafizyce i filozofji moralnej (On Logic, Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy)
- Wykład przyrodzonych myślenia prawideł, czyli logika teoretyczna i praktyczna (A Treatise on the Natural Laws of Thought, or Theoretical and Practical Logic)
- Rezczywistość poznań ludzkich (The Reality of Human Experience)
- "Dowgird, Anioł," Wielka Ilustrowana Encyklopedia Powszechna (Great Illustrated Universal Encyclopedia), volume IV.
- "Dowgird, Anioł," Encyklopedia Powszechna PWN (PWN Universal Encyclopedia), vol. 1, p. 615.
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